Install Joomla extension

Joomla has a great built-in function by default to add new functionality to your site with just a few clicks. In this doc we will show you how to upload the .zip files of the plugins you have purchased and downloaded from out store.

Install through Joomla Extension Manager

What to prepare? First purchase and download the software as a .zip file to your local computer

Step 1
The first thing you need to do is to login to the administrative area of your Joomla website. Once you do that, access the Joomla Extension Manager by going to Extensions -> Extension Manager.


Step 2
Select tab “upload a file package”. Now, all you need to do is hit the Browse button, browse to the location of your extension’s archive on your local computer, and press the Upload & Install button.

Step 3
If you have installed a plugin you need to activate it before it works. Proceed to “Extensions -> Plugin Manager”, filter the plugins and click on the status button until it is green.


We created a small video which shows a step by step tutorial how to install a (random) Joomla components or plugin from a .zip file through the Joomla extensions installer.

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